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Talk Africa: Good governance in Africa  

The Mo Ibrahim Foundation released the 2018 Ibrahim Index of Africa Governance (IIAG) report this week. Over the last decade, Overall Governance has on average...

#TALKAFRICA: Zimbabwe Economic Crisis

Zimbabwe is grappling with the worst economic crisis in a decade. The road to economic recovery appears to be “long and bumpy” as yet...

Talk Africa:Mobile money security

Sub-Saharan Africa is the epicenter of mobile money, which allows users to store, send, and receive money using nothing more than their mobile phones....

Talk Africa: UN in a changing world

The curtain has just fallen on the 73rd United Nations General Assembly. As world leaders tried to tackle some of the most pressing issues...

Talk Africa: Maternal and Newborn Health

Thanks to advancements in modern science and medicine, maternal and child health continues to improve and related mortalities are on the decline. But in sub-Saharan...

Talk Africa:Recovering Africa’s lost artefacts

Africa is a continent with a  rich cultural heritage. But since the 1800’s, innumerable priceless artefacts have been  looted from their home countries. Recently...

Talk Africa Interview with Malawi President Peter Mutharika

When President Peter Mutharika came to power in 2014, he inherited a country mired in the cash gate scandal, rising inflation, and the withdrawal...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

African and Chinese leaders converged in Beijing this week for the 3rd Heads of State Summit of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation. The...

Talk Africa: FOCAC Beijing Summit 2018

It is now 18 years since the inception of the Forum on China Africa Cooperation, also known as FOCAC, a platform designed to enhance...

Talk Africa: World mourns renowned diplomat Kofi Annan

Former United Nations Secretary General Kofi Annan died on Saturday in the Swiss city of Geneva. According to a statement released by his family, the...

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President Muhammadu Buhari condemns ethnic clashes in Nigeria

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Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari on Saturday condemned clashes in the western Taraba state that left scores dead. The clashes between Jukun and Tiv ethnic groups...

Sudan’s Al Bashir under spotlight after large sums of money found in home

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Sudan’s public prosecutor has begun investigating ousted President Omar al-Bashir on charges of money laundering and possession of large sums of foreign currency without...

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta expected in Beijing next week for BRI Forum

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is expected to travel to China next week to attend the Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) forum, a Chinese government...

Tanzanian President John Magufuli set to visit Malawi

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Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected to make an official two-day visit to neighbouring Malawi next week for talks with his counterpart Peter Mutharika. Magufuli’s...

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Opinion: Competition, then cooperation may be the best way to build up Africa

A new U.S. strategy for Africa was recently released by Washington, the core of which is to further U.S. priorities in Africa by strengthening...
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Opinion: Strong, fair trade with China critical to Africa’s development

by Dr. David Monyae The Africa-China relationship can best be described as comprehensive and strategic at this stage. This is primarily due to multiple agreements...
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Opinion: Through CIIE, China projects bold new vision of the future

  by Ken Gichinga A new economic vision for China was unveiled during the launch of the world’s first International Import Expo in Shanghai. In his...
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